Canary Islands Dragon Tree - Dracaena Draco

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Dragon tree is a slow grower, taking up to ten years to get just 1 m tall. It does not begin to branch until it has flowered for the first time. However, large specimens of this unusual tree make very dramatic statements in the landscape, and are worth th


Dragon tree is very long lived, with some specimens in the Canary Islands said to be more than a thousand years old.

Common Name: Dragon Tree, Canary Islands Dragon Tree Botanical Name: Dracaena Draco Plant size: Approx 20 - 25cm Pot size: 75mm pot. Max growth: Approx high and 6 - 9m wide. Maintenance: Great choice for coastal areas since it tolerates salt spray and salty soils. Cut back Leggy branches in spring. Planting: Avoid planting in wet boggy soil


Climate Zone

  • Arid
  • Cool
  • Subtropical
  • Temperate
  • Tropical

Flowers

  • Non Flowering

Garden Style

  • Chinese garden
  • Tropical Garden

Growth Rate

  • Moderate

Plant Type

  • Evergreen
  • Foliage Plants
  • Medium Trees

Position

  • Full Sun

Uses

  • Container Plants
  • Feature planting


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